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of contracting states
• First Minister
• Standing Committee Chairperson
• Kesh-Tethys Relations Conference
|12 December 1960|
• Treaty of Songhari
|5 May 1975|
|3,798,278 km2 (1,466,523 sq mi)|
• 2019 estimate
|240.3/km2 (622.4/sq mi)|
|GDP (PPP)||2019 estimate|
• Per capita
|GDP (nominal)||2019 estimate|
• Per capita
Sanqing refers to a civilizational state in Kesh, made up of a "circle of states" - HCCK, Kodeshia, and Qingcheng. Sanqing is a political and economic union with various scientific programs among the entire civilization, mutual defence, and common philosophical and political discourse. While Sanqing is often compared to blocs such as the Pan-Artemian Coalition, political scientists in Sanqing warn against this analogy as Sanqing represents Kodeshi civilization as a whole, and the members within do not practice state sovereignty in the same way other parts of Anterra do. Instead Sanqing should be seen as breathing space for the creation of numerous non-Artemian models in the circle of states and a sphere of its own, separate from the rest of Anterra. Sanqing is among the largest political units in Anterra with a population of over 900 million and a nominal GDP of over 3 trillion. All systems within Sanqing pledge fealty to the Emperor of Kodeshia who is seen as the leader of Kodeshi civilization. The emperor is a figurehead, but nevertheless carries great spiritual importance.
History[edit | edit source]
Since the gradual disillusion of Kodeshi beginning from 1500s the idea of Kodeshi reunification has captivated many intellectuals throughout the bloc. Kodeshia and Qingcheng began meetings to discuss how a reunified Kodeshi space could look in the 1960s wanting a unity that would allow for the further development of Kodeshi culture without jeopardizing their autonomy. They in particular wanted to look away from the nation-state paradigm in the rest of Anterra and create a new model of sovereignty based around Tianren. Qingcheng would recognize the Kodeshi Emperor in the 1970s and "reestablished Tianxia", positing Kodeshia and Qingcheng as part of a much older civilizational state. They two would sign numerous agreements to create a common market, space agency, opened up the borders, and expanded university cooperation. HCCK would join in the 90s and the three would gradually become integrated into a larger body known as Sanqing.
Members and observers[edit | edit source]
Members[edit | edit source]
|Country||Land Area (km2)||Population 2019||GDP (nominal) [$ billions, 2019]||GDP (PPP) [$ billions, 2019]||GDP per capita
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|Defence budget ($ billions, 2019)||Life expectancy||Human Development Index||International Collective Organization for Security and Economic Cooperation||Unaligned Nations Consortium||North-South Concordant||Kesh-Tethys Economic Cooperation||Nuclear weapons|
The member states are HCCK,Kodeshia, and Qingcheng.
Observers[edit | edit source]
States with observer status include Akiteiwa, Alvakalia, Beifang and KTEC.
Structure[edit | edit source]
While led by the Emperor of Kodeshia, the people of nations in Sanqing elect a broader SPCC to manage the Sanqing Imperial Agencies. The SPCC elects a Standing Committee which meets weekly. The nations in Sanqing elect ministers every 5 Years who manage the day to day operations of the imperial agencies. Sanqing's elected bodies function on corporatist structures, giving power to various social classes within Sanqing society.
Made up of some of the most rapidly growing economies in Anterra, Sanqing is seen as the "rising giant of Kesh". It possesses vast manufacturing infrastructure and one of the most exciting common markets in the world. Sanqing as a whole has gradually taken on some diplomacy of its own through the negotiation of trade deals with the Sanqing Common Market. Sanqing has funded numerous development and infrastructure projects within and outside its confines. Through the Sanqing Space Research Organization (Guoyu: 三清空间研究组织; pinyin: Sānqīng kōngjiān yánjiū zǔzhī) Sanqing possesses one of the most advanced space programs in the world.
Economy[edit | edit source]
The economy of Sanqing is a diverse and dynamic one, with the member states of HCCK, Kodeshia, and Qingcheng all contributing to the overall economic strength of the union.
Sanqing has a GDP of around $7.755 trillion in 2019, making it one of the largest economies in the world. The member states have a range of economic sectors, including agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and services. The union also has a well-developed infrastructure, including transportation networks, energy systems, and telecommunications.
One key feature of the Sanqing economy is the high level of economic integration among the member states. The member states have implemented various free trade agreements and have eliminated tariffs and other trade barriers within the union, facilitating increased economic cooperation and interdependence. This has allowed for the efficient allocation of resources and the specialization of production according to the comparative advantages of each member state.
In addition, Sanqing has a number of economic development programs and initiatives aimed at promoting growth and prosperity within the union. These programs include investment in education and training, research and development, and infrastructure development.
Overall, the economy of Sanqing plays a significant role in the region and the world, contributing to increased prosperity for the citizens of the union and facilitating the growth and development of the member states.
Internal market[edit | edit source]
The internal market of Sanqing is a common market that allows for the free movement of goods, services, capital, and people among the member states of HCCK, Kodeshia, and Qingcheng. The internal market is a key component of the Sanqing economic union and has contributed to the economic growth and development of the member states.
The internal market was established through the implementation of various free trade agreements and the removal of tariffs and other barriers to trade within the union. The internal market has facilitated increased economic cooperation and interdependence among the member states, allowing for the efficient allocation of resources and the specialization of production according to the comparative advantages of each member state.
In addition to the free movement of goods and services, the internal market also allows for the free movement of capital and people within the union. This has enabled the member states to access a wider pool of skilled labor and capital, leading to increased productivity and competitiveness.
Overall, the internal market has played a significant role in the economic success of Sanqing, contributing to the growth and development of the member states and facilitating increased prosperity for the citizens of the union.
Tourism[edit | edit source]
Tourism is an important sector of the economy in Sanqing, with the member states of HCCK, Kodeshia, and Qingcheng all attracting significant numbers of tourists each year.
HCCK is a landlocked nation known for its cultural attractions, such as the ancient city of Qirya and the Keshi Cultural Heritage Site. The country also has a thriving tourism industry, with numerous hotels, resorts, and other tourism-related businesses.
Kodeshia is a coastal nation known for its natural beauty, including national parks and mountain ranges, as well as its rich cultural and historical heritage. The country is home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the ancient city of Songhari and the Kodeshi Imperial Palace. Kodeshia also has a large and well-developed tourism industry, with a range of accommodation and other tourism-related businesses.
Qingcheng is a coastal nation known for its picturesque landscapes, including the Qingcheng Mountains and the Wutong Ancient Town. The country also has a rich cultural heritage and is home to several historical landmarks, such as the Chenghua Imperial Palace and the Qingcheng Confucian Temple. Qingcheng has a large and diverse tourism industry, with a range of accommodation and other tourism-related businesses.
Overall, tourism is a significant contributor to the economies of the member states of Sanqing, providing employment and generating income for local businesses and communities. The member states of Sanqing have actively promoted tourism as a key economic sector, investing in infrastructure and marketing efforts to attract visitors from around the world.
Free trade[edit | edit source]
Free trade is a key principle of the economy of Sanqing, with the member states of HCCK, Kodeshia, and Qingcheng committed to the liberalization of trade and the removal of barriers to the free flow of goods and services within the union.
The member states of Sanqing have implemented various free trade agreements and have eliminated tariffs and other trade barriers within the union. This has facilitated increased economic cooperation and interdependence among the member states, allowing for the efficient allocation of resources and the specialization of production according to the comparative advantages of each member state.
In addition to the free trade agreements within the union, Sanqing also has free trade agreements with countries outside of the union, allowing for the expansion of international trade and the increased integration of the Sanqing economy into the global economy.
Overall, free trade has played a significant role in the economic success of Sanqing, contributing to increased prosperity for the citizens of the union and facilitating the growth and development of the member states.
Current issues[edit | edit source]
There are several current issues facing the economy of Sanqing. One major issue is corruption, which remains a persistent problem in the member states of HCCK, Kodeshia, and Qingcheng. Corruption can undermine the rule of law, distort the economy, and undermine public trust in institutions. Efforts to combat corruption have included the implementation of legal and regulatory frameworks, as well as increased transparency and accountability measures.
Another issue is the illegal drug trade, which is a significant problem in the member states of Sanqing. The illegal drug trade can have negative economic and social impacts, including the destabilization of communities and the erosion of trust in institutions. The member states of Sanqing have implemented various measures to combat the illegal drug trade, including law enforcement efforts and programs to address the demand for drugs.
Another issue is the increasing economic competition from other countries and regions, particularly in the areas of manufacturing and technology. The member states of Sanqing are facing increasing pressure to maintain their competitive advantage in these sectors in order to maintain their economic growth.
In addition, there are ongoing concerns about the sustainability of the Sanqing economy, including the need to transition to more environmentally friendly and sustainable practices in order to address climate change and other environmental issues.
Finally, there are ongoing efforts to address social and economic inequality within the member states of Sanqing, including efforts to increase access to education and employment opportunities for disadvantaged groups.
Criticism[edit | edit source]
Sanqing has faced criticism from various quarters on a number of issues.
One area of criticism has been the lack of democracy in the member states of Sanqing, with some critics arguing that the political systems in HCCK, Kodeshia, and Qingcheng do not adequately reflect the will of the people.
Another area of criticism has been the lack of human rights protections in Sanqing, with some critics arguing that the member states have a poor record on issues such as freedom of expression, freedom of religion, and minority rights.
In addition, Sanqing has faced criticism for its economic policies, with some arguing that the economic union has benefited some member states more than others, leading to imbalances and inequalities within the union.
Finally, Sanqing has faced criticism for its foreign policy, with some arguing that the member states have pursued self-serving and aggressive policies at the expense of other countries and regions.